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View Poll Results: head swap or engine swap?
swap ou 89 head for newer ones? 0 0%
swap engine for a newer one? 2 100.00%
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Unread 06-22-2013, 07:53 PM   #1
plumcrazyduster
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possible head swap. new answers first tho

I havean 89 xj with the 4.0 and I want to kno if I can put the head and intake from a newer model xj on with out a lot of issuses. Somebody help please

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Unread 06-23-2013, 08:46 AM   #2
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Not without doing a lot of extra work. You're going from Renix to HO so the engine management is different. Ports are different too. Much easier to swap the motor entirely or swap a Renix head to your Renix block.
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Unread 06-23-2013, 04:07 PM   #3
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Yep. Really not worth it anyway. What are you hoping for?
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